The fourth edition of the perennial best-seller. Fully updated, with everything the private pilot needs to know about flying IFR, such as handling emergencies, filing flight plans, understanding IFR communications, navigating, and flying more efficiently. Polish and improve your instrument-flight skills with the proficiency exercises. Glossary of aviation terms included.
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published October 1st 1978 by MacMillan Publishing Company
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Feb 01, 2011 Larry Coleman rated it 5 of 5 stars · review of another edition
An excellent compilation of distilled flying wisdom blended with (variable-quality) humor, wit, dryness, and sometimes stoicism of a veteran pilot who's seen it all. It's good reading for the already instrument rated as well as for those working on their rating. The reader with the rating will appreciate and understand the crystallized wisdom Taylor packs into each rather short section, while the reader working on the rating can use it as a good preview of what flying on instruments is like in t...more